The Looming, Insipid Firefight in the American Culture War: Beer Guts, Sports Fans & the Rich, White D.C. Elite

  By Nate Thayer June 18, 2014 Uh Oh. The Culture Wars have just escalated to a dangerous new level. The U.S. Patent Trademark Office has cancelled the rights for the American football team “The Washington Redskins” to own its own name, its logos, images, or its merchandise after today’s ruling the name “Redskins” itself […]

Is a freelance journalism career a Sisyphean delusion?

Why today I think continuing my career as a freelance journalist may be a Sisyphean, untenable delusion   By Nate Thayer June 5, 2014 Here is an update with further evidence suggesting that making a viable living as a professional freelance journalist and writer is an untenable, Sisyphean delusion: I was sitting at my desk yesterday morning, […]

U.S. Govt Sues Dog for $100,000 to solve health care crisis: Mutt responds to Power with Smooches

Medical insurance of  U.S. Govt Employee Refuses to Pay for Fractured Skull Lamont responds to power with smooches By Nate Thayer June 4, 2014 My pal, my dog Lamont, is going to be the ruin of me yet. The lovable but insufferable mutt has dragged me, once again, into another kerfuffle with polite society, this […]

In Pursuit of Mass Murderers: Sympathy for the Devil by Nate Thayer

Reporting from Inside the Final Collapse of Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge. Excerpts from the unpublished book “Sympathy for the Devil: A Journalists Memoir from Inside Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge” (Copyright Nate Thayer. All Rights Reserved. No publication or citation permitted without author’s express written permission.) By Nate Thayer April 18, 2014 By 1994, the Khmer Rouge leadership […]

For Sale: Pol Pot’s Pimped Out Mercedes Stretch Limo: The Murderous Despot Special Edition

For Sale–Pol Pot’s  Pimped Out Black 1973 Mercedes Benz Stretch Limo: “The Murderous Despot Special Edition” Proceeds to Fund Book “Sympathy for the Devil: A journalist’s memoir from inside Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge Other Mercedes limousine buffs include Idi Amin, Kim Jong Il, Saddam Hussien, Nicolae Cousesceu, Robert Mugabe, and Ferdinand Marcos By Nate Thayer March 20, 2014 Now, you, […]

The Free Press is Dead–Temporarily

By Nate Thayer March 19, 2014 Don’t believe anything you read in the media anymore. I don’t And spare me the “Mainstream Media” hyperbole. It doesn’t exist. The truth is that the so-called mainstream media, or the tattered shreds of its remaining vestiges, are considerably more trustworthy than the anarchy of online sleuths who never […]